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Flora 2016: The Art and Science of the Plant

The BASA Exhibition,  Flora:The Art and Science of the Plant,  will open on July 26. Entries have now closed. There are ...

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Beverly Allen – Botanical Art Classes

A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, ...

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Beverly Allen – Art Classes

A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, ...

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Pomegranate

Winter fruits: representing pomegranates

Concentrating on dry brush techniques and highlights. For more information click here.  

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Art Master Class with John Pastoriza Pinol

This workshop is for students who have completed an introduction to Botanical Art and would be at an intermediate to ...

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Plants with personality - a workshop in composition with Angela Lober

This course will focus on bringing your painting to life, by refining your skills in composition. Tuition will include some ...

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Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class

In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine ...

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Kate Nolan - Eucalyptus goniocalyx (juvenile leaf)

The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction

Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic ...

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Painting Small Birds with Kerriann Indorato

Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird ...

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For the Love of Plants: Exhibition and Workshops to be held at Bowral District Art Society Gallery

This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Future BASA Exhibitions

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
26 July – 7 August 2016 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
For a preview of some of the exhibits click here

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
29 March – 2 April 2017 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Jul 5 – Jul 8 all-day
Beverly Allen – Botanical Art Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, tone and form necessary to create a three dimensional illusion on paper. We’ll analyse the[...]
Jul 16 – Jul 17 all-day
Winter fruits: representing pomegranates @ Seminar room | Toowong | Queensland | Australia
12:00 am
Concentrating on dry brush techniques and highlights. For more information click here.  
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day
Art Master Class with John Pastoriza Pinol @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
This workshop is for students who have completed an introduction to Botanical Art and would be at an intermediate to advanced level. The class involves a three day painting project and John will help each[...]
Jul 26 – Aug 7 all-day
Flora 2016: The Art and Science of the Plant @ Palm House  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
The BASA Exhibition,  Flora:The Art and Science of the Plant,  will open on July 26. Entries have now closed. There are 61 BASA members exhibiting 123 framed works as well as 81 high quality prints[...]
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day
Plants with personality - a workshop in composition with Angela Lober @ Joseph Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
This course will focus on bringing your painting to life, by refining your skills in composition. Tuition will include some theory as well as practical tips and individual advice. This class is for students who[...]
12:00 am
painting holiday in September 2016 for more info visit http:// www.belindabiggs.com
12:00 am
Painting on beautiful Norfolk Island with Belinda Biggs. For more information contact Kelly at the Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day
Fundamentals of Botanic Drawing with Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Through a series of exercises, Catherine and Lesley, illustrators of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, will take you through the fundamentals of producing the perfect tonal drawing. Covering proportion, perspective, foreshortening, composition and tone, students[...]
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Fundamentals of Botanic Drawing with Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Through a series of exercises, Catherine and Lesley, illustrators of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, will take you through the fundamentals of producing the perfect tonal drawing. Covering proportion, perspective, foreshortening, composition and tone, students[...]
Oct 15 – Oct 30 all-day
The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction @ Domain House Gallery | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne prior to entry for selection The scope for 2016 will include works that[...]
12:00 am
This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited to submit works to the exhibition and at the same time come and join[...]
Nov 8 all-day
Painting Small Birds  with Kerriann Indorato @ Joseph Maiden Theatre, | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird in your garden and didn’t know where to begin? This one day course will give[...]
Beverly Allen – Art Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,
Nov 10 – Nov 15 all-day
Beverly Allen – Art  Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, tone and form necessary to create a three dimensional illusion on paper. We’ll analyse the[...]
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
12:00 am
In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will be conducting a two-day workshop in[...]